Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson

Party: Democratic

Honors and Awards

  • President's Prize, Northern Arizona University, 1989
  • Outstanding Court Appointed Special Advocate Award, 1998
  • Distinguished Gentleman in Southern Nevada, 2000
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee President's Award for Community Involvement, 2000
  • NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet Award, 2003
  • Community Enrichment Award and National Points of Light, Community Volunteer from the Volunteer Center of Southern Nevada, 2006
  • Warriorship Award, Guardian Quest Diversity Champion, 2007
  • President Obama Vounteer Service Award, 2011

Other Achievements

  • Student Body President, Valley High School, 1985
  • Salutatorian, Greater New Jerusalem Baptist Church School of Ushering, 2011
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade Judge, 2012-2013


  • Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), 1997 to present
  • North Las Vegas Steering Committee, Vice Chair, Government Affairs 2000-2002
  • Taste of North Las Vegas Planning Committee, Member, 2000-2003
  • North Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, 2000-2003
  • Las Vegas METRO Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Las Vegas graduate, 2003
  • City of Las Vegas, Community Development Block Grant Recommending Board (CDRB), Board Member and Chairman, 2001-2004
  • Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, participant, 2005
  • American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Board Member, 2006-2008
  • National Forum for Black Public Administrators, Board Member and Past President, 2005-2013
  • Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC), Co-chair, 2010-present
  • Las Vegas METRO Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Las Vegas Co-curriculum and Curriculum Chair, 2011-2012


  • Laura Dearing Elementary School
  • Jo Mackey Sixth Grade Center
  • Helen C. Cannon Jr. High School
  • Valley High School
  • Northern Arizona University, B.S., Criminal Justice
  • University of Phoenix, M.A., Organizational Management


Occupation: Public Administrator, Homelessness
Recreation: Community Mediation, Journaling, Volunteering
Born: 1967, North Las Vegas, Nevada